New York became the 23rd state in the United States to legalize medical marijuana. Though Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the bill, but it will be at least another 18 months from now, before medical marijuana becomes available in New York for patients, something parents of children in need of the treatment fear.

Because certain strains of marijuana have received international attention for curbing seizures in children, Missy is one such parent who is mother of two and has devoted her life to fighting for the legalization of medical marijuana in New York. Her 14 year old son, Oliver, suffered a stroke in utero and as a result has a brain stem injury that causes him to have hundreds of seizures a day.

This video share with you the medical complexities and frustrations of such cases people go through and about those who are in dire need for the bill to be passed.